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Charles Orr

May 7, 2013

Charles Richard Orr I, age 78, of Starkville, Mississippi, died on May 7, 2013 at his daughter’s home in Seagrove, NC after a long battle with cancer. Family visitation will be held Friday evening, May 10, 6:30-8:30 PM at London Funeral Home in Lewisburg, TN, with funeral services at 11 AM on Saturday, May 11. Burial will follow at Temple Cemetery in Farmington, TN.

William Edward ‘Ted’ Hoyt

May 7, 2013

Ted Hoyt, 41 of Columbus, MS passed away Sunday, May 5, 2013 at his mother’s home in Columbus, MS after fighting a brave battle with brain cancer.

Bulldogs play for positioning in SEC, NCAA Tournament

May 7, 2013

The college baseball regular season is coming down the homestretch and there is still a lot to be decided.
The Southeastern Conference Tournament seeds are no where close to being set in stone. The No. 24 (Collegiate Baseball) Mississippi State Bulldogs (36-13, 13-11) are trying to solidify their position in the SEC Tournament, as well as, in the NCAA Tournament.

SMITH COLUMN: MSU, Ole Miss series to have much on line

May 7, 2013

Baseball series in the Southeastern Conference all have a certain measure of importance.
Some of them have more significance than others.
When the Mississippi State Bulldogs and Ole Miss Rebels begin a three-game conference set in Oxford on Friday, there will be much on the line.

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Indians eliminated by Hornets

May 7, 2013

ACKERMAN – The Loyd Star Hornets stood between the Ackerman Indians and advancement in the Class 2A playoffs.
With the series tied 1-1, the pair of high school baseball teams faced off on Tuesday and at the end, it was the Hornets who moved one step ahead in the playoffs following their 10-5 victory.

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Ripken Foundation gives students glimpse of college

May 7, 2013

Last Friday, “Iron Man 3” opened at the box office, earning $175.3 million in its first three days, the second biggest opening weekend of all time. On Monday, MSU President Mark Keenum spoke to children from across the state about a different “Iron Man” who also posted impressive numbers.

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School district reports progress on accreditation

May 7, 2013

Oktibbeha County School District Conservator Margie Pulley announced at the district’s meeting Monday that the district has received preliminary clearance from the Mississippi Department of Education of 12 accreditation standards.

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Supervisors OK bond resolution

May 7, 2013

The Oktibbeha County Board of Supervisors unanimously approved on Monday a resolution for intent to issue bonds for economic development projects in the future.

Joey Deason, the Oktibbeha County representative in the Golden Triangle Link, presented the resolution, which would see the county prepared to issue up to $5 million for future projects, if needed.

Manning’s fate met with mixed emotions

May 7, 2013

A group of protesters gathered at the Oktibbeha County Courthouse on Monday to plead for the release of death row inmate Willie Jerome Manning.

Manning faces execution at 6 p.m. today for the 1992 murders of two Mississippi State University students.

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